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in richmond have been highly critical of chevron following that recent mass ive fire at the refinery. ktvu has learned that the city will reach out to chevron hoping that the oil company will help revitalize the area. the city council is expected to make that request later this week in a story you will only see on 2. >> reporter: look in downtown richmond and you will see the signs, richmond welcomes lbnl. a major gift that the city wants to build upon with chevron. >> we're urging chevron to help create a research campus in richmond most particularly at marina bay because that's where berkeley labs are coming in. >> reporter: tom butts says the idea is with lawrence berkeley labs and chevron marina bay could become a mayor green tech center instead of what it is. a collection of empty office buildings but says it would help the city and chevron. >> have a presence here in richmond beyond just refining. >> reporter: one significant tenant at the bay is chevron. chevron intended a major presence but that changed after a plan to modernize the refinery got stuck in the courts. in a written statem
to reach out to chevron. this follows weeks of criticism after the massive fire at the refinefully august. the city wants chevron to help create a research campus at the marina bay. city council believes this could be a green tech center. >> i mean, chevron has sort of acknowledged that -- in a number of ways that -- that they want to increase their presence in richmond. >> the city council is expected to make their request tomorrow. chevron has said it is not in a position to make any long-term investment decision until a plan to modernize it is successfully submitted. >>> pg&e crews want to warn people of possible odors say near highway 280 and edgewood road. and this is part of the pipeline safety program. depending upon where you are, you may smell natural gas while pga vents. >>> oracle openworld's 2012 conference is happening and yesterday, larry ellison debuted new pro ducks during his speech. he will be speaking again tomorrow. they are expecting 50,000 people at the moscone center through thursday. the area around howard street may be blocked off for you drivers. so expect delays
a pipeline owned by chevron to shut down. facility went off line after power surge and prices already 10% higher few days ago than they were before the august fire at chevron richmond refine. look for them to continue to go up. >> well asou welknow s francio is knn as a lerant city but tonight one city leader says enough is enough at least when it comes to nudity in public. so he introduced a measure today that would restrict where people are allowed to be in the bu. carolytyler has that story. >>porter: on a nice dayike today thisan enjoys bearing it all. he's one of the so-called naked guys who gather in the park let at castro and market street. >> this is a neighborhood that has very limited public space and many our town square is now almost every day a nudist colony and so it's not okay. >>reporter: supervisor scott weiner proposed today that public nudity be restricted to what he calls appropriate venu venue. including bay to brea breakers. the folsom street fair and the beach. he says in the past couple of years his district the castro has seen a sky rocketing increase in
in the next few days. these are independent stations. some bigger places like shell and chevron and arco, they still have it. slowly their supplies are running down. that is a big fear right now. in los angeles, there's already areas that are running down like a costco. we even had a costco here in town without gas as well. there is major concern of getting gas to us. everyone is wondering when is this going to end? may be up to the governor to start that winter pricing. that may lower the price but that won't happen anytime soon. send it back to you. melissa: maybe they switch over to winter blend earlier and that would free up supply. sounds insane. rick, thank you for that report. >> yeah. melissa: we may be feeling pain at the point but it has to be tough to run a fuel distribution business with all this volatile. scott cain is vice president of west hills fuels incorporated. he joins me now on the phone, scott, you have got a pretty big problem on your hands. is it getting worse? >> yeah. it is pure insanity the last few days. three or four-days ago gasoline was 70 cents a gallon ch
for it. chevron with techron. care for your car. canaveral area. the five foot tall australian bird apparently was looking for a >>> a feathery traffic has regard in the cape canaveral area. the bird was looking for a mate but found motorcycles and cars, not another emu. >> he is a little confused. >> police tried to get him off the highway without success. finally the bird's owner got him off the road by throwing a towel over his head. poor emu. 5 feet is about as tall as me. >> they needed a hose or another emu. >>> this afternoon, the blue angels will begin practicing above san francisco bay. >> look to the skies. scheduled to perform in the air on saturday and sunday but today and friday they are going to do some practice sessions around 12:30 to 4:00. blue aingels will take off from oakland airport and airport officials are telling neighbors to expect noise levels. fleet week could create gridlock over the weekend as well as the america's cup series. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival starts friday at golden gate park. throughout the weekend, the giants are playing a coupl
of shortage of crude oil. this jump is do to a slowing in production that started with the chevron refinery. we met with the president of robinson oil who says whole sale gas prices gone up a dollar in less than two weeks. >> over the last week or so there have been other problems. the most ceasier is the exxon mobil in torrance -- recent is the exxon mobil in torrance. >> i don't believe that. >> reporter: he said the last time he was selling $4.59, crude oil was selling $61 higher than today. prices should drop once they get back to their normal production levels. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now on gas prices. we checked aaa and the average for a gallon in oakland went up 9 cents over night to $4.34. in san francisco the average is $4.42. san jose drivers will pay $4.37. >>> police saw a drop in home burglaries after a spike in august. the number of break ins last month was 14. that compairs to 28 in august. -- compares to 28 in august. >>> thousands of federal workers will undergo training to spot and stop human sex traffickers, 55,000 will go through special traini
. richmond residents looking for some action against chevron oil and this refinery. activists will rally demanding some immediate safety improvements. meantime, richmond city council passing a resolution just last week demanding chevron update all its equipment. it also wants the company to increase its financial support and hiring in that community. just back in august, one of the refinery's pipelines ruptured, releasing all that large vapor and a cloud of smoke. it ignited a big-time fire, releasing toxic fumes throughout the area. hot the last couple of days. christina is here with the forecast. >> it is the hottest stretch of the year so far. i don't think we're going to get any hotter. we're in october and we should be dropping off. fall has arrived. it's going to start to feel like fall as of this weekend. temperatures today will stay kind of warm. 95 in fairfield. 82 in oakland. you'll still touch on the 80s in san francisco for the last day. that fog will roll back in between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and midnight. oh, yeah, it's going to get thick out there. as a result, we'll take
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